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  Definition of criticism
  1. a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
  2. a written evaluation of a work of literature
  3. disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
Similar Words: critique, literary criticism, unfavorable judgment

 

Hyponyms: examen, knock, roast, self-criticism, explication de texte, textual criticism, new criticism, analysis, review, critique, critical review, review article, attack, brickbat, faultfinding, carping, fire, flak, flack, blast, thrust, potshot, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand, slating, static, stricture

 

Derivational Morphology: review, critique, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: autokritikë   Dutch: kritiek  
Finnish: kritiikki   French: critique  
German: Kritik   Hebrew: ביקורת  
Italian: critica   Turkish: tenkit, kusur bulma, eleştiri.  
Ukrainian: критика (krytyka)  
 
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